mplayer-cyrillic-20030408.tar.gz - cyrillic fonts for MPlayer subtitles with CP1251 and KOI8-R encodings support.


1) untar the archive: tar -xvzf mplayer-cyrillic-20030408.tar.gz

2) copy CP1251-*, KOI8-R-* directories and 'font' symlink to ~/.mplayer/ or to the system mplayer directory, usually /usr/local/share/mplayer/ :
$ cp -r CP1251-* KOI8-R-* font /usr/local/share/mplayer/

3) to set up desired font size/encoding switch the ~/.mplayer/font symlink, i.e.:
$ rm ~/.mplayer/font
$ ln -s CP1251-18 ~/.mplayer/font

or in system directory:
$ rm /usr/local/share/mplayer/font
$ ln -s CP1251-18 /usr/local/share/mplayer/font


These fonts were generated from arial.ttf font by subfont command, which comes with MPlayer sources ({MPLAYER-SORCES}/TOOLS/subfont-c/).